Fr P-Tech® , Nodus Factory™ rings are self-lubricating, very light and reliable. They can be used in many applications with any type of non-abrasive rope: Static use : low friction speed, P-Tech (Low friction) Dynamic use : high friction speed, P-Tech C (High friction) Find out more about load forces as a function of deflection angle HERE Materials: Polymer
Low Friction ring | Fr I-Tech® Dynamic
I-Tech® Nodusfactory low-friction rings are self-lubricating, very light and resistant to dynamic friction.
They can be used in a wide range of dynamic applications with all types of ropes, they have a longer lifetime than metal and are 80% lighter!
+/- 6900 hours under continuous friction
+/- 200,000 halyard transmissions, tacking, sail trimming, etc.
The best glide isn't smooth!
Material: I-TECH | Lubricating thermoplastic polymer (recyclable)See features below
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I-Tech®, Nodus Factory® rings are self-lubricating, very light and highly resistant to friction.
They can be used in a wide range of dynamic applications with all types of rope.
Essential on board for your yacht with our textile connectors "Loops, Lock, textile shackle..." to optimise your deck layout for greater safety and performance.
- 3D headsail adjustment
- Double sheets
- Deck plates & Hoist
- ... just about everything, depending on the load requirements
- Very low coefficient of friction
- Dynamic use, very high friction speed T°C continuous use T °C +140 /180
- Coefficient of friction of PO Itech 0.18 compared with aluminium 1.35
Low Friction ¬ I-Tech self-lubricating technical plastic resin ¬ Ivory / Black tinted
- 3 components / Base polymer, fibers and solid lubricant filling.
- Super smooth glide thanks to the lubricant ball
- High mechanical strength, flexible
- Very low coefficient of friction
- Twice as light as aluminium and six times lighter than steel
Find out more about load forces as a function of deflection angle HERE
- 60° angle gives 100% load 180° angle gives 200% load
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Trap®, trapeze spoon with low friction ring to facilitate the use of the boom height adjustment (hoist 1/2) The Loop Dyneema® R2 trapeze spoon & Nodus low friction ring made of M3 technical resin is easy to use, very light and resists heavy loads. Material: Dyneema® / UHMWPE / Polymer / PEEK
R® shackle, Dyneema® reefing shackle with low friction ring FRD for dynamic use For use with reefed mainsail halyards, tackles, 2/1 hoists, etc. Materials: Dyneema® / Tech polymers / Hard anodized aluminium
The Block-shackle® friction is a coated Dyneema ® textile shackle designed for low-friction rings. It is supplied with the locking ring, a product of the Plug and Sail™ range. Materials: Dyneema® / UHMWPE / Aluminium / Duralumin
C-Tech ® carbon friction rings, Nodus Factory™ are very light, reliable and highly resistant to friction for dynamic use. Carbon rings are around 10 times lighter than aluminum rings and 6 times lighter than steel rings. This lightness is a major advantage in applications where weight is a limiting factor, such as sailing or aviation. It can be used in many applications with all types of non-abrasive ropes. Essential aboard your sailboat, our "Loops, Lock,..." textile connectors will help you optimize your deck layout for greater safety and performance.
The adjustable Dyneema® Loop is the universel textile accessory to connect quickly a friction ring and become a Loop & Ring It can be easily and quickly installed on chainplates, bridges, and jib rails with a simple lark's head knot. This textile loop is easy, simple to use and resistant. FRICTION RING : Resin I-Tech Duralumin Materials : Dyneema® / UHMWPE / Flexible TPE
BF-M® , the 3D Mickey-ring violin block is a set of 3 connection points, ideal for efficiently adjusting your 3D genoa draft point. Lightweight and compact, the multiaxial 3D violin block allows perfect alignment of the connections at different angles. Each friction ring is adjustable and mobile (10 times lighter than a pulley), designed for heavy loads. Materials: Dyneema® / Duralumin Torqual T6
Nodus-Padeye® FrD is the only glueing deck organiser with a friction ring that supports a load of 200kg. Optional : Nodus Loc® glue - 1 tube (12ml) for 4 to 6 pads Materials : PA / Dyneema® / fibrous bioplastic polyamide (recyclable) / Aluminium Nodus Loc
Fr PK®, the Nodus Factory® friction ring is self-lubricating, very light, reliable and friction resistant for dynamic use (masthead sheave, hoists and dynamically adjustable stunts). It can be used in many static and dynamic applications with non-abrasive ropes (Dyneema®, Vectran® and polyester type). Materials: High temperature thermoplastic / PEEK Uses : Hoists, stunts with dynamic and static adjustments, boom vang, backstay, genoa adjustments.
Nodus Factory™ low-friction Duralumin rings are lightweight, reliable and durable. Essential on board your yacht with our textile connectors "Loops, Lock,..." to be able to optimize your deck plan for greater safety and performance. Materials: Duralumin / Anodized
BF® , the Block-Friction® violin ring – has an exceptional weight/strength ratio (10 times lighter than a pulley), designed for a heavy static load. The Friction Blocks can be used to make vang or mainsail 3:1 or 4:1 hoists on dinghies, as well as Cunningham adjustment hoists, or clew hoists on larger vessels. Materials: Dyneema® / UHMWPE / Flexible TPE / Duralumin
Low-friction P-Tech carbon reinforced thimble - Dynamic use The thimble is used to reinforce a loop and ensure a proper finish to your splice, reinforcing and solidifying its hold. Spliced eye on rope and estrope Low-friction ring with XL opening, wide passageContact
Adjusting the sheet pulling point The Nodus Factory textile blocker is an adjustable, self-locking Dyneema® braided textile blocker with a low-friction ring, or an open Hook-type ring. It allows you to adjust the height of the genoa or headsail clew like a "Roller" on a clew rail. Ø Very light and strong, it's easy to use and install. Raw materials : Dyneema® / Polymer
Pulley with friction ring. The Nodus block and the loop form the lightest and strongest Pulley on the market specially designed for dinghies. Materials: Composite / Dyneema® / UHMWPE / Flexible TPE / Duralumin
Articulated Candlestick pulley for furling gear, ideal for guiding the furling line of your headsail. The stanchion block reduces friction on the furling line. Its unique system with its Dyneema® textile loop and friction ring allows automatic alignment. Materials: Dyneema® / Polymer / Duralumin
Block-loop® friction is a textile loop sheathed in Dyneema® designed for low-friction rings. It is supplied with the locking ring, a product of the Plug and Sail™ range. Materials: Dyneema® / Polymer / Duralumin